Comedian George Carlin has died in Los Angeles at 71. As reported in the Washington Post Carlin was selected last week by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize, a lifetime achievement award presented to an outstanding comedian.
Over a career of half a century, Carlin placed himself in the forefront of comic commentators on the American scene. He was particularly known for an album that referred to what he described as the seven words that could not be used on television. More HEREIn memory of George Carlin we leave you with these 7 words: